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How do they do good mammograms if fibrocystic breasts?

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Dr. Paul Slawek
Radiology
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In brief: Same

Fibrocystic breast are dense and this makes it harder to see tumors and malignant calcifications but they can be seen.
If the mammography is very unreliable then MRI should be considered.

In brief: Same

Fibrocystic breast are dense and this makes it harder to see tumors and malignant calcifications but they can be seen.
If the mammography is very unreliable then MRI should be considered.
Dr. Paul Slawek
Dr. Paul Slawek
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Improved technology

The technology of mammography machines has improved considerably over the past several years and can differentiate lesions more readily unless the breasts are extremely dense.
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In brief: Improved technology

The technology of mammography machines has improved considerably over the past several years and can differentiate lesions more readily unless the breasts are extremely dense.
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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Dr. Wayne Ingram
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